MySQL Cluster Powers Leading Mobile Media Publishing Platform

Argomenti: MySQL Cluster

go2 Media ( publishes the largest entertainment guide on the mobile web, growing at 300% every 6 months. Updated daily, the guide covers everything from movies, concerts, sports events, and a restaurant guide combined with tools like directions, weather and contact details. Social networking features are also included, enabling users to share their plans with friends and colleagues via their preferred platform, i.e. Twitter, Facebook, SMS or Send to Friend.

Case Study Summary:

  • Needed to scale infrastructure to support growth while maintaining ultra fast response times and meet more demanding SLAs from wireless operators
  • To further differentiate their services, go2 Media wanted to store richer user session data and preferences
  • Evaluated a range of database options, and found proprietary alternatives were too expensive and did not deliver the performance required
  • MySQL Cluster allowed go2 Media to freely develop and test their applications without the usual constraints of proprietary software
  • MySQL Cluster provided the availability and performance needed on low cost servers, and without the expense of shared storage
  • MySQL Cluster allows go2 Media to able to scale only when the business demands it, avoiding large up-front and risky investment costs